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Yes. You can choose to do this at the time of installation, or you can make a swap partition with a tool such as gparted and then activate the swap with swapon. Add it to your fstab to make it available on boot. For help with making the swap partition: How do I restore a swap partition I accidentally deleted? For help with turning swap on: You literally ...


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gnome-shell leaks memory like a colander. There is a bug reported here (it's for Mint but it's the same problem) and on redhat. Upstream there are at least 9 bugs reported. Basically (one developer told me once, I can't find the reference) gnome-shell is completely unable (by design) to control the memory usage of its extensions. Add this to the fact ...


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I just discovered that my sistem doesn't have any swap space If this is true, then it's probably contributing to the problem. By using multiple VMs with large memory allocations, an amount of RAM that would normally be more than enough for normal use (8GB) starts becoming tight, which means your system won't be able to use as much cache, and will want ...


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Since you have 16GB of RAM, there is no need for a 'swap' partition. Also, the 'swap should be 1-2 times the RAM' rule is only valid for systems having less RAM, ie < 2GB. You can create a swap partition on a separate drive by using mkswap and swapon. Eg - To to migrate swap from /dev/sdc3 to /dev/sdb1 - swapoff /dev/sdc3 mkswap /dev/sdb1 swapon ...


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Multiply your count by 2. If 1048576 blocks with a size of 4086bytes each = 2GB then, 2097152 blocks with a size of 4086bytes each = 4GB **For anyone else reading this, the above values are not accurate. They're based off the values given by the OP **



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